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verse beg. Eol dam i ndairib dréchta

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Ulster Cycle, Irish historical verse
Poem on the battles of the Leinstermen and the heroes who fell at their hands
Initial words (verse)
  • Eol dam i ndairib dréchta
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Ascribed to
Flann mac Máel MáedócFlann mac Máel Máedóc (fl. 10th century) – early Irish poet, son of Máel Máedoc mac Díarmata
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Language
  • Middle Irish
Date
10th century
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
43

Classification

Early Irish poetry Ulster Cycle
 Irish historical verse

Subject tags

LaiginLaigin
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 Leinster

Sources

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[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Do chomramaib Laigen inso sís”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 8 (1912): 117–119.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
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Dennis Groenewegen
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